Why we need you to make the choice to foster
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Why we need you to make the choice to foster

About fifteen years ago, the preparation training for foster carers was called ‘choosing to foster’.  It has since changed but the old title remains classically apt.  Fostering is a choice….and…

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There’s a National shortage of foster carers…..
Chrysalis care Fostering London - A national shortage of foster carers

There’s a National shortage of foster carers…..

The role of matching children with foster families is one that often times will generate two key discussions within the general public.  Firstly, there’s the seeming paradox of there being…

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Why your colourful past can help you to become a foster carer
Chrysalis care Fostering London - Why a colourful past can help you to become a foster carer

Why your colourful past can help you to become a foster carer

There are some misperceptions related to foster care that may be preventing some ideal candidates from stepping forward and claiming their spot as a Chrysalis Care foster carer.  The path…

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Foster Care Fortnight – Children and Young People need you NOW
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Foster Care Fortnight – Children and Young People need you NOW

Even though there are 62,000 children living with foster families across the UK, it is estimated that a further 8,600 foster carers are needed this year alone (source: fostering network).…

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KEEPING IT IN THE FAMILY…
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KEEPING IT IN THE FAMILY…

In this post, Chrysalis Care Director, Allé Pflaumer, shares some of her journey to being one of the leaders of Chrysalis Care. It was inevitable really that I would end…

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Preparation for Leaving Care?
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Preparation for Leaving Care?

I’m not a great fan of labels. In fact, I am possibly diametrically opposed to them, for the restrictions that they can place on the individuality of people, especially people…

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